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  • Flying Under the Radar: The clock is ticking on end-of-year giving

    It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...
  • Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions

    Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions
    Sean Lourdes had a meeting, and why not here, at one of the most lavish estates in Los Angeles — a 48,000-square-foot palace on the slopes of Bel-Air? When his guest arrived in the mansion's circular driveway, the young philanthropist retreated...
  • Year-end giving simply is happiness

    Year-end giving simply is happiness
    As the executive director of the largest international charity in the United States, I understand that the topic of year-end giving can appear to be complex. But allow me to reassure you, it is not. Giving means happiness to me. It's really that simple....
  • Corporate giving

    •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated $7,500 to Apopka High School's drama department under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. Proceeds will be used to help create a small black-box children's theater...
  • 8 year-end tax planning tips

    Before you shut down for the holidays, remember that just a few hours spent reviewing your financial life may help boost your bottom line -- and put a dent in your holiday shopping bills! Here are eight ideas to consider, which could minimize taxes before...
  • Torrey Smith nominated by Ravens for Walter Payton Man of the Year award

    Torrey Smith nominated by Ravens for Walter Payton Man of the Year award
    Wide receiver Torrey Smith is the Ravens' nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player annually for his community service and excellence on the field. It was established in 1970 and renamed in 1999 after the...
  • 55th class of Lauderdale Debutantes takes stage Dec. 27

    55th class of Lauderdale Debutantes takes stage Dec. 27
    A group of young ladies are preparing to cross the stage in the 55th annual “Lauderdale Debutante Presentation.” The event will take place Dec. 27 at the Marriott Harbor Beach in Fort Lauderdale. Nineteen girls will represent five high...
  • Gift-wrapping competition aids charity

    Gift-wrapping competition aids charity
    They came armed with scissors, tape, wrapping paper, bows and creativity. Representatives of nine nonprofit organizations went head to head Wednesday morning in a gift-wrapping competition sponsored by Quattro Caffe at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa....
  • Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars

    Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars
    When my sister and I were children and flew to summer camp together, our mother always asked us to call her once we arrived to let her know we landed safely. When we got older, my sister and I put our own twist on this practice: If my sister was giving me...
  • 'Give Me Everything' singer Ne-Yo gives back in a big way to kids

    'Give Me Everything' singer Ne-Yo gives back in a big way to kids
    R&B singer Ne-Yo handed out gifts to children at Boys & Girls Club of Miami-Dade’s Kendall location Dec. 9 and it’s a cause that hits very close to home for the 32-year-old artist who grew up in humble beginnings in Las Vegas. Ne-Yo himself...
  • Teaching Your Kids To Give

    Teaching Your Kids To Give
    While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do–especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the...